Where to stay around West Somerset District?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,341 holiday lettings near West Somerset District. From 610 Cabins to 610 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover West Somerset District area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Somerset District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Somerset District:

  • Mermaid Quay: 16 holiday homes
  • Century Wharf: 22 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 62 holiday homes
  • Atlantic Wharf: 33 holiday homes
  • Leckwith: 42 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to West Somerset District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in West Somerset District. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Minehead Beach: 809 holiday lettings
  • Watersmeet House: 1,562 holiday lettings
  • Porlock Weir Harbour: 949 holiday lettings
  • Coleridge Cottage: 831 holiday lettings
  • Dunster Castle: 806 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Somerset District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in West Somerset District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 610 Cabins in West Somerset District. Our other popular types of West Somerset District holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 610 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 610 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 426 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Somerset District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 96 holiday homes with pool available in West Somerset District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday cottage in West Somerset your home away from home

    With miles of coastline, moorland, and a number of charming villages and hamlets, West Somerset has a lot to offer visitors who are willing to go off the beaten track. This beautiful part of the country rewards holidaymakers with spectacular scenery and the opportunity to partake in numerous outdoor activities. There are also plenty of activities in the region to keep children entertained, making West Somerset a great family holiday destination.

    HomeAway has a wide selection of holiday cottages in West Somerset available. Popular choices include holiday homes in Minehead and the tiny town of Dulverton, which is nestled in Exmoor National Park. Prices for West Somerset holiday cottages start from just £250 per week for cosy accommodation, and ascend to nearly £800 per week for luxury rentals. All holiday homes come fully furnished with everything visitors need to feel right at home. Most have one to three bedrooms, with many offering additional amenities like easy beach access and accommodation for pets.

    Things to do

    -Beaches: Traditional seaside fun can be had at Minehead. The coastal town features a wide promenade and a flat sandy beach with views of Exmoor National Park and the coast of Wales. Visitors in holiday homes in Watchet will find another beach town, featuring a mix of sand and pebbles, but lovely to look at. It is also popular for fossil hunting.

    -Outdoor activities: With the splendour of Exmoor National Park at the doorstep of many holiday cottages in West Somerset, visitors would be remiss not to visit. The extensive park is filled with beautiful moorland, undulating terrain, streams and rivers, and lots of wildlife. Plenty of public paths make it easy to explore on foot, bicycle, or even on a horse. The park is also a popular destination for canoeing, fishing, and stargazing.

    -Family attractions: Butlins in Minehead has an enormous waterpark as well as several play areas for children to enjoy. Families can also take a ride on the West Somerset Railway from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. The 20-mile steam train journey passes through some wonderful scenery. Within Exmoor National Park itself, the Exmoor Falconry and Animal Park is guaranteed to be a hit with kids. Another great option is a visit to Dunster Castle, located on the border of the national park.

    -Golf: Golfers of all ability levels are welcome to play the challenging course at the Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club. Founded in 1882, it is one of the oldest golf clubs in the country. The 18-hole course spans nearly 6,200 yards and is a par 72. Open year-round to visitors, the course features beautiful greens, tricky sea breezes, and lovely views of the coastline.

    Weather in West Somerset

    As much of West Somerset occupies the coast, the weather remains pleasant and fairly mild throughout the year. June through September see high temperatures exceed 15°C on average, with hot weather peaking in July and August. October experiences cooling temperatures. Once winter sets in, daily highs reach 7°C and lows dip to 2°C. October to December are the rainiest months.

    Travel to West Somerset

    This rural part of the country is best reached by car. From the M5, drivers can take the A39 westward at the town of Bridgewater. The A39 traverses most of West Somerset, running through popular towns like Minehead, Dunster, and Porlock. Visitors without a car can easily take the train to Bristol Temple Meads or fly into Bristol Airport and hire a car to complete the journey to their West Somerset holiday rental.